No. S 359
Bankruptcy Act
Bankruptcy (Costs)
(Amendment) Rules 2016
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 166 of the Bankruptcy Act, the Minister for Law makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules are the Bankruptcy (Costs) (Amendment) Rules 2016 and come into operation on 1 August 2016.
Deletion and substitution of Schedule
2.  The Schedule to the Bankruptcy (Costs) Rules (R 2) is deleted and the following Schedule substituted therefor:

Rule 7
Costs to be allowed
1.Where a bankruptcy order is made on a creditor’s bankruptcy application, costs allowed to the creditor‑applicant
$1,200 plus disbursements
2.The following costs are to be allowed in addition to the costs allowed under paragraph 1:
(a)where substituted service is ordered and effected
$350 plus disbursements
(b)where service out of jurisdiction is ordered and effected
$700 plus disbursements
(c)where an order for taxation is made, for work done for and in the taxation
3.Costs allowed to a debtor’s solicitor where a bankruptcy order is made upon a debtor’s bankruptcy application
$450 plus disbursements
4.Costs allowed to a debtor’s solicitor for work done for taxation where an order for taxation of the solicitor’s costs is made
5.Where an application under section 124 of the Act is dismissed, costs allowed to a creditor who was heard under section 124(2) of the Act and who objected to the application
$500 plus disbursements
6.Costs allowed to a creditor where an application under section 126(5D) of the Act is allowed upon the creditor’s application
$450 plus disbursements
[G.N. No. S 857/2005]
Made on 25 July 2016.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Law,
[LAW06/011/009 Vol. 5; AG/LEGIS/SL/20/2015/4 Vol. 1]